These Pakistani artists are a hit in India
Pakistani artists have always found their way into Bollywood. They are immensely skilled and a huge part of Bollywood. Now even though Pakistani artists are banned in India, there is no denying that they have been a big part of Bollywood.
Take a look at some of the Pakistani artists that are still a big hit in India.
- Atif Aslam
We all know him from his affiliation with Pakistani band ‘Jal’. His voice is sure to leave you mesmerized. Not only is he known for his beautiful singer but also for his killer looks. His notable songs are Jeena Jeena (Badlapur), O re Piya (Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya), Pehli Nazar Mein (Race), Tere Bin (Bas Ek Pal), Kuch is Tarah and many more.
- Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan
Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan is a Pakistani classical singer belonging to Patiala Gharana lineage. He has been immensely popular amongst the Indian masses. His most famous songs are Teri Jhuki Nazar (Murder 3), Ye Hausla (Dor), Allah Waariyan (Yaariyan).
- Ali Zafar
Not only is he a good actor, but he is also a very good singer and a brilliant sketch artist. His chocolate boy looks and his charm is sure to make you crazy. He was seen in movies such as Chashme Baddur, Kill Dil, Dear Zindagi and more. He is also known for his singing talents; he has lent his voice to several songs as well.
- Fawad Khan
This man needs no introduction. He isn’t just a pretty face. He is an actor, model, who has appeared in several television dramas and movies. He has worked in movies such as Khoobsurat, Kapoor & Sons, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and TV shows such as Humsafar and Zindagi Gulzar Hai.
- Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
One is ought to be naturally gifted when you are the nephew of Nusrat Ali Khan. He made his Bollywood debut with the song ‘Mann Ki Lagan’ from Paap. Some of his popular songs include Jiya Dhadak Dhadak, Bol Na Halke Halke, Teri Ore etc.
- Mahira Khan
She is a Pakistani actress who has appeared in many movies and dramas. She is a beautiful actor who made her Bollywood debut opposite Shahrukh Khan in Raees.
- Imran Abbas
He has worked opposite Bipasha Basu in Creature 3D. Even though the actor’s acting skills failed to impress the Indian audiences, his expressive eyes and dreamy looks made him a favourite.
- Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
He is known as the “King of Qawwali”. One can’t talk about qawwali without Nusrat Ali Khan. He has performed in over 40 countries of the world. Some of the best-known songs of Nusrat Sahab were Saaya Bhi, Dulhe Ka Sehra, Piya Re etc.
She was a renowned Pakistani folk singer who is also very popular in India. Her famous songs include ‘Lambi Judai’ which was later used by Subhash Ghai in his movie Hero, ‘Laal Meri Pat Rakhio’, ‘Dama Dam Mast Kalander’, ‘Ankhiyan No Rehen De’ which was also recomposed in Lata Mangeshkar’s voice for the movie Bobby.
- Adnan Sami
He started his musical career in India with the album ‘Kabhi Toh Nazar Milao’ in 2000 with Asha Bhonsle. He later gained an Indian citizenship. A few of his notable songs are Sun Zara (Lucky), Bhar Do Jholi Meri (Barjangi Bhaijaan), Kiss Me Baby (Garam Masala) and more.
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